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The Debate Over Dinosaur Sight

The Debate Over Dinosaur Sight | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Did Velociraptor hunt under the cover of darkness?
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Plants that eat animals | Nature Afield: notes on biophilia

For all the PM botany fans!Plants that eat animals - http://t.co/m5zceb4c...
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New observations on the prothoracic “wing” of treehoppers « NCSU Insect Museum

New observations on the prothoracic “wing” of treehoppers « NCSU Insect Museum | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
RT @Myrmecos: The Membracid "helmet as reactiviated wing" finding from last year may have botched the morphology: http://t.co/vcbsnGcE via @ncsuinsects...
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How to find the wine chiller where snakes are hibernating - Chicago Tribune

How to find the wine chiller where snakes are hibernating - Chicago Tribune | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Chicago TribuneHow to find the wine chiller where snakes are hibernatingChicago TribuneWhen you're as interested in all kinds of wildlife as I am -- from critters to plants to fungi -- you occasionally just ask various biologists and botanists...
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Science And The Meaningful Life : NPR

Science And The Meaningful Life : NPR | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Leading a meaningful life is difficult in a society that seems to value flash and cash more than depth and consequence. Commentator Adam Frank says there is hope for us all, however, buried within our very own human nature.
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Ancestral Mother of All Horses Galloped 160000 Years Ago - BusinessWeek

Ancestral Mother of All Horses Galloped 160000 Years Ago - BusinessWeek | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Ancestral Mother of All Horses Galloped 160000 Years AgoBusinessWeekThe research identified 18 different genetic clusters that arose from the ancestral mare, suggesting that domestication occurred in many places across Europe and Asia, according to...
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What We Do Citizen Science, Cornell Lab of Ornithology

What We Do Citizen Science, Cornell Lab of Ornithology | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Cornell Lab of Ornithology, We use science to understand the world, to find new ways to make conservation work, and to involve people who share our passion. We offer help for birders through All About Birds website on all bird info, questions, etc.
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Benefits and Risks of Genetic Engineering

Benefits and Risks of Genetic Engineering | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
The goal of genetic engineering is to make debilitating diseases a thing of the past. While this is a noble goal, this branch of science also has risks.
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Centrosome: one of the biggest mysteries in cell biology | Centrosome

Centrosome: one of the biggest mysteries in cell biology | Centrosome | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Centrosome: one of the biggest mysteries in cell biology | @scoopit http://t.co/Yurm08kT...
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Fritz Goro's Photos: The Art of Science - Photo Gallery - LIFE

Fritz Goro's Photos: The Art of Science - Photo Gallery - LIFE | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
The celebrated evolutionary biologist Stephen Jay Gould once called Fritz Goro "the most influential photographer that science journalism (and science in general) has ever known." LIFE's science editor, Gerard Piel, praised Goro's extraordinary...
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Biologists replicate key evolutionary step in life on Earth - domain-B

domain-BBiologists replicate key evolutionary step in life on Earthdomain-BJust how that happened is a question that has eluded evolutionary biologists.
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Different Strokes: To dissect or not - The Hindu

Different Strokes: To dissect or not - The Hindu | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
The HinduDifferent Strokes: To dissect or notThe HinduAnimal dissection as an aspect of Zoology curriculum is about 90 years old.
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Birds of a Feather: Genetic Classification Reveals Pigeons' Exceptional Diversity [Slide Show]: Scientific American

Birds of a Feather: Genetic Classification Reveals Pigeons' Exceptional Diversity [Slide Show]: Scientific American | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
City dwellers may regard pigeons as pests, but they are among the most beautiful and divergent of all bird species (Birds of a Feather: Genetic Classification Reveals Pigeons' Exceptional Diversity [Slide Show]:
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New Life-Forms Found in Blue Holes—Clues to Life in Alien Oceans?

New Life-Forms Found in Blue Holes—Clues to Life in Alien Oceans? | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Bacteria in water-filled Caribbean sinkholes could offer clues to what might live on icy moons such as Europa, scientists say. (New Life-Forms Found in Blue Holes—Clues to Life in Alien Oceans?
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Natural History Lesson at Home: Owl Pellet Dissection ...

Natural History Lesson at Home: Owl Pellet Dissection ... | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Natural history, environmental education, nature writing and photography ... Natural History Lesson at Home: Owl Pellet Dissection. Posted by Withywindle Nature — January 31, 2012. 0. Remember that owl pellet I found on my Nature Notes ...
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4 rare maned wolves born at Smithsonian Biology Institute in Front Royal, Va. - Washington Post

4 rare maned wolves born at Smithsonian Biology Institute in Front Royal, Va. - Washington Post | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
W*USA 94 rare maned wolves born at Smithsonian Biology Institute in Front Royal, Va.Washington PostFour rare wolves have been born at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Va.
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Botany: A Blooming History, Photosynthesis

Botany: A Blooming History, Photosynthesis | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
How botanists made the connection between a plant's growth and the energy from the sun.
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Study of fruit fly sleep reveals a genetic basis of insomnia - PhysOrg.com

Study of fruit fly sleep reveals a genetic basis of insomnia - PhysOrg.com | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Study of fruit fly sleep reveals a genetic basis of insomniaPhysOrg.comNicholas Stavropoulos, a postdoc, and Michael W.
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The more you know about colubrid snakes, the better a person you are | Tetrapod Zoology, Scientific American Blog Network

The more you know about colubrid snakes, the better a person you are | Tetrapod Zoology, Scientific American Blog Network | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
I really like finding out about, and writing about, obscure tetrapods. And that’s not a difficult thing to do, since there are some pretty big, pretty ...
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The Mysterious Venus Flytrap

The Mysterious Venus Flytrap | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
venus flytrap, venus fly trap, venus, fly, flytrap, fly trap, Carnivorous plants, and carnivorous plant information, Dionaea, Dionaea muscipula (@ThatQuietGirl9 The Mysterious Venus Fly Trap http://t.co/uDJwXRIi...)...
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Spiders Hunt With 3-D Vision

Spiders Hunt With 3-D Vision | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
By Elsa Youngsteadt, ScienceNOW

With their keen vision and deadly-accurate pounce, jumping spiders are the cats of the invertebrate worl...
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Infamous pirate was also one of the world's most influential naturalists - Mother Nature Network

Infamous pirate was also one of the world's most influential naturalists - Mother Nature Network | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Mother Nature NetworkInfamous pirate was also one of the world's most influential naturalistsMother Nature NetworkSwashbuckling buccaneer William Dampier remains largely forgotten for his monumental contributions to botany and natural history.
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How a Parrot Learns its Name in the Wild

Biologist Karl Berg asks the question, "How do parrots learn their names?" Are they genetically encoded or are the learned from their parents? In this video,... (RT @YosemiteSteve: Ever wondered how parrots learn to"talk"?
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Coffee Chemistry and biology That your Barista Should know about ...

Coffee Chemistry and biology That your Barista Should know about. There are various diverse varieties of coffee seed around. These vegetation is just what your own coffee ingest is constructed from. The actual blueberries in the coffee seed ...
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How Do Insects Breathe?

How Do Insects Breathe? | Biology@BellaOnline | Scoop.it
Insects require oxygen to live, and produce carbon dioxide as a waste product, just as we do. Insects, don't have lungs, so how do insects breathe?
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